How deep how tall??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by L&Schickens, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    How deep and tall should nesting boxes be for standard and giant hens? I am thinking about having my uncle build me some and would like to know approximate dimensions for him.
  2. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    mine are 14inches tall by 11 inches wide. It is a little bit bigger than needed but it works just fine.
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    14" wide by 14" high by 12" deep is the "general" size for heavy breed nesting boxes, according to Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens.


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